OneNote for iPad & iPhone

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  1. Sweet baby Jesus, PLEASE give us iOS functionality to draw straight lines that snap to the grid.

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, ability to draw straight lines and other shapes that snap to the grid. It's the only reason why I still line noteability. Help a poor student out.

    101 votes
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    • Add the “Insert or Remove Extra Space” feature that is available on the windows version

      Add the “Insert or Remove Extra Space” feature that is available on the windows version
      I like to insert my PowerPoints for lecture but I need more space in between the slides

      101 votes
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      • Lineal

        It would be great to use a lineal to make straight lines in the App. Maybe also using a Cordinate system or something like that.

        57 votes
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        • Treat PDFs as PDFs

          When selecting the printout option, pdfs are treated as background images. It would be great if I could annotate on them, instead of just writtng over an image

          21 votes
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          • Improve palm rejection

            Trying to write with Apple Pencil and OneNote activates other tools at the top of the screen because my palm touched them. When I’m trying to write that should not happen, it should reject palm input

            38 votes
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            • Please, please add handwriting conversion to text for OneNote on the iPad Pro. I love the iPad Pro, but really need this conversion feature.

              Please, please add handwriting conversion to text for OneNote on the iPad Pro. I love the iPad Pro, but really need this conversion feature. The iPad Pro is superior to the Surface Pro, but I will need to switch for that feature if it isn't added for iPad. I just don't understand why it was removed in the first place. What was the point?

              372 votes
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              • STRAIGHT LINE FEATURE

                Please would you allow us to draw straight lines - just as you would in notability (your competitor) - DRAWING STRAIGHT LINES IS ESSENTIAL AND IS SUCH A SIMPLE FEATURE TO IMPLEMENT INTO THE SOFTWARE OF THIS APP - THIS FEATURE IS SEVERELY LACKING ON THE IPAD

                231 votes
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                • Offline Mode Should be implemented

                  There should be an offline Mode to prevent battery depletion while taking notes vor Long Time; For example in lectures in university. Instant syncing Needs so much battery and it is enough to Sync and Save by closing the App.
                  Sorry for My Bad english.

                  26 votes
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                  • Text to ink feature

                    While we wait for the ink to text feature how about iOS users get a text to ink feature?

                    Just like how we can train a smart assistant to recognize our voice what if we can train OneNote to recognize our handwriting by writing out the alphabet? So when we select text we want to convert to ink OneNote would just take the letters we already wrote and attach them into the words.

                    9 votes
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                    • Improve loading speed on iOS

                      OneNote iOS is great, but the time between tapping the icon and being ready to take a note is way too long. Apple's Notes app is the standard to beat here: it's nearly instantaneous. With OneNote, you're left waiting, waiting while it loads which discourages quick note taking.

                      7 votes
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                      • Print area selection

                        For my purpose, I should be able to export my one note pages as pdf. Although you're already offering one "save as pdf" option, this proves to be not helpful at all, since this function creates from one single page in the size equivalent to one A4 sheet finally up to 6 or 8 subpages in the pdf. Hence those aren't mergeable to one page and also they are much too large in file-size (up to 34 MB). This present function is completely useless to my impression.
                        So my request and suggestion is to offer a printing area- as longtime…

                        26 votes
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                        • iOS 11 Full Drag and Drop Compatibility

                          Gives OneNote (and hopefully any other Office365 applications) the ability to drag and drop files, images, and text from other apps on iOS 11 for the iPad.

                          368 votes
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                          • Search ability on the iphone like on the desktop version

                            Provide the same search ability on the iphone version of OneNote like you can do on the desktop version of the app.

                            107 votes
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                            • black sheets

                              Add black paper color in the paper section, this will reduce battery drain and writing in dark rooms during meetings and presentations.

                              27 votes
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                              • Searchable tags, straight line feature and the ability to lasso handwriting and change the color

                                Searchable tags, straight line feature and the ability to lasso handwriting and change the color. Also, the ability to crop web pages sent to my my OneNote program.

                                26 votes
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                                • Add the Windows OneNote capability to convert inked text to keyboard entered text.

                                  Just asking for feature compatibility in converting inked (handwritten text) to keyboard text as allowed in the pc (Windows) versions of one note

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Can you add the "Find Tags" tool that you have in the desktop version? I use it all the time there

                                    It's already in the desktop version, but I need it in the ipad version too. "Find Tags" would be very useful!

                                    14 votes
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                                    • Setting page size to A4 pages

                                      Hi!

                                      I've been enjoying the OneNote app on my iPad so much. However, I am not able to use it to write my homework that I need to print out later, since the PDF shrinks all the contents into one page, which may make my writings unreadable. I wonder if you can add the option of setting page sizes, so that we can print the notes out when needed?

                                      Thanks!

                                      76 votes
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                                      • Smarter lasso tool

                                        What if we could use the lasso tool without having to constantly tap on the icon? What if OneNote was smart enough to activate the lasso tool when we press and hold on the screen with the Apple Pencil?
                                        There is too much switching back and forth from the page to the toolbar and around the toolbar. Instead there should be a fluid transition from one drawing tool to another while remaining on the page and close to what we were working on.

                                        Constant movement interrupts workflow.
                                        Instead of us going to the tool in the toolbar the tool should…

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Flip through pages

                                          What if we could flip through the pages of our digital notebook just like how we can with a paper notebook? This idea is already brought to life with digital books we download. So why not implement it in OneNote? That way it looks and feels like we are interacting with digital paper. New users would be able to use their familiar experience handling a paper notebook and then be able to intuitively start using this app. It would be a consistent experience transitioning from paper to digital notebook.

                                          Has anyone flipped through the pages of a digital book and…

                                          6 votes
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